Galileo s Visions

... in the letter to Grienberger, Galileo illustrates the necessity that the line of sight does not correspond to the direction of the luminous rays if the relief of a surface is to be perceived through the play of light and shadow.

Galileo s Visions

In a fascinating and accessible style, Marco Piccolino and Nick Wade analyse the scientific and philosophical work of Galileo Galilei from the particular viewpoint of his approach to the senses (and especially vision) as a means of acquiring trustworthy knowledge about the constitution of the world

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